Vertigo and Dizziness : Common Complaints

After headache, vertigo and dizziness is the second most common complaint of patients. Vertigo is not a disease entity, but rather an unspecific syndrome consisting of various disorders with different causes. Most syndromes of vertigo can only be correctly diagnosed by means of a careful medical his...

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Main Authors: Brandt, Thomas, Dieterich, Marianne (Author), Strupp, Michael (Author)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Springer London 2005, 2005
Edition:1st ed. 2005
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:After headache, vertigo and dizziness is the second most common complaint of patients. Vertigo is not a disease entity, but rather an unspecific syndrome consisting of various disorders with different causes. Most syndromes of vertigo can only be correctly diagnosed by means of a careful medical history and physical examination of the patient. The majority of these cases have a benign cause, a favorable natural course, and a positive response to therapy. This short and concise, clinically-oriented book is for physicians of different specializations who treat patients with vertigo including neurologists and ENT specialists. Easy-to-use, it has an overview of the most important syndromes of vertigo, each with explanatory clinical descriptions and illustrations. Target market: Physicians of different specializations who treat patients with vertigo including neurologists, neurootologic specialists, neuroophthalmology, otolaryngology, head and neck surgery, ophthalmology and ENT specialists, and general medicine practitioners
Physical Description:X, 148 p. 3 illus. in color online resource
ISBN:9781846280818